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10/20/95
MINNESOTA JETS? LOCAL LEADERS PONDER THE POSSIBILITIES

MN political and business leaders emerged from a meeting yesterday with Jets buyer Richard Burke "saying they all wanted the NHL back in Minnesota, but offering no solutions to the NHL team''s owners

Tags: Franchises, New York Jets, NHL

10/20/95
LOW ATTENDANCE FORCES PHILLIES TO RAISE PRICES FOR '96

Faced with an average attendance of 28,883, down more than 10,000 per game from ''94, the Phillies announced that they will raise some ticket prices for the ''96 season, according to this morning''s P

Tags: Franchises, MLB, Philadelphia Phillies

10/20/95
ASTROS MUM ON POSSIBLE MOVE UNTIL AFTER WORLD SERIES

Astros Chair & CEO Drayton McLane released the following statement yesterday regarding conversations with William Collins on the possible sale of the team and relocation to Northern VA: "I have visite

Tags: Anheuser Busch, Edmonton Oilers, Franchises, Houston Astros, MLB

10/19/95
KING COUNTY GETS DOWN TO THE BUSINESS OF THE MARINERS

The King County Council began preliminary work on a new Mariners stadium yesterday, but also put the WA Legislature "on notice" that changes might be necessary in the state stadium funding package, ac

Tags: ESPN, Franchises, Seattle Mariners, Walt Disney

10/19/95
ARE WARRIORS HEADING TO SAN JOSE, OR HOLDING UP OAKLAND?

The Warriors and San Jose "have all but completed negotiations that could move the NBA franchise into the San Jose Arena next year," according to this morning''s SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE. But today''s

Tags: Franchises, Golden State Warriors, NBA, Oakland Raiders, San Jose Sharks

10/19/95
JETS SOLD: WILL NEW OWNERS FIND HAPPY LANDING IN MINNY?

The sale of the NHL Jets to MN-based businessman Richard Burke and his partner, Steven Gluckstern, for $68M was officially announced yesterday by Jets Managing Partner Barry Shenkarow, according to th

Tags: Franchises, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York Jets, NHL

10/19/95
ANOTHER HOUSTON TEAM LOOKING TO MAKE A MOVE?

Astros Owner Drayton McLane said he has had several conversations recently with Williams Collins, a telecom exec who heads Virginia Baseball Inc., a group seeking to attract a team to Northern Virgini

Tags: Franchises, Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, MLB, Pittsburgh Pirates, Seattle Mariners

10/19/95
MORE NEWS FROM OAKLAND: RAIDERS PSL'S; A'S COMMISSION

RAIDERS: The team unveiled its latest plans to boost PSL sales: Fans will be allowed to buy a PSL from their company -- and pay for it over two years through an automatic payroll deduction. The PSLs r

Tags: Bank of America, Franchises, Indianapolis Colts, Oakland Athletics, Oakland Raiders

10/18/95
WA LEGISLATURE DEFENDS STADIUM FINANCING PACKAGE

WA legislative leaders "threw some political hardball" yesterday at King County officials who are complaining that the Mariners stadium financing package they were given with "lacked enough dollars" t

Tags: Franchises, Seattle Mariners

10/18/95
NEW PLAN EMERGES THAT COULD KEEP WARRIORS IN OAKLAND

A new plan emerged yesterday "that gave negotiators hope" the Warriors would not leave for San Jose, according to Robert Salladay of the OAKLAND TRIBUNE. Oakland and Alameda County could now end up bu

Tags: Franchises, Golden State Warriors, Oakland Raiders

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